H&R Block Franchise Elects Bruce Rohde, Former Chairman and CEO of ConAgra Foods, Inc., as New Director

H&R Block Franchise Elects Bruce Rohde, Former Chairman and CEO of ConAgra Foods, Inc., as New Director

KANSAS CITY, MO (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) today announced that it has elected Bruce Rohde, former Chairman and CEO of ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), to its board of directors. Mr. Rohde currently serves as chairman of Romar Capital Group and as a director of Gleacher and Co. (NYSE: GLCH). In addition, he currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and he is a past Chairman of the Board of the Strategic Air and Space Museum in Omaha, among many other professional, civic and educational affiliations.

Mr. Rohde served in multiple roles with ConAgra Foods since 1984, including General Counsel, President, Vice Chairman, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He retired from the CEO role in 2005 as Chairman and CEO Emeritus. Mr. Rohde is a lawyer by training, and he also holds a certified public accounting certificate.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Bruce Rohde to the H&R Block Board of Directors," said Richard C. Breeden, Chairman of the Board. "For many years Bruce was CEO of a large and diversified company with both consumer and wholesale businesses. He brings a track record of creating value for shareholders, a wealth of practical business leadership experience and a fresh perspective to our board. We believe that he will add considerable depth and dimension as we develop strategies for future growth," added Mr. Breeden.

Mr. Rohde is a graduate of Creighton University and the Creighton School of Law. He is a retired Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve and has been a lifelong pilot.

About H&R Block

H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is one of the world's largest tax services provider, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns since 1955. In fiscal 2010, H&R Block had annual revenues of $3.9 billion and prepared more than 23 million tax returns worldwide, utilizing more than 100,000 highly trained tax professionals. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home(TM) online and desktop software products, and through other channels. The Company is also one of the leading providers of business services through McGladrey.

SOURCE: H & R Block



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